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3 4 5 Vaulting – Owen Marsh Showjumping – Jane Kibble Owen is not only the NSW Vaulting’s “Video Man” but Jane has been publicity officer and Events Secretary for also has the title nationally! Owen has his own video North and North West Show Jumping Club for at least 5 and DVD recording and PA Equipment and has taped and years. filmed many events over the past 16 years. Jane volunteers her time at the events where she Every competition involves at least a day in preparation, manages the administration right from being involved 2 to 3 days of competition and a few days after editing in setting the programme, getting the event up on the and distributing DVD’s of the competition. Global Online, managing entries and scratchings prior to the event right through to running the office during the Living in Canberra, Owen has always been prepared event. to travel bringing his own camping gear to save on accommodation costs. She also volunteers her time to be the publicity officer for the club which involves maintaining and updating Owen has an unfailing commitment to recording the club’s website and sending communication emails, the various competitions and making available such facebook and twitter updates to members with the latest recordings to vaulters so that they may learn and improve news and happenings. their techniques. Jane also volunteers for many other events and Owen makes himself available to help vaulters review associations, be it in administration or judging. their performance in both compulsories and freestyle. Jane gives her time tirelessly and does so with Carriage Driving – Dot Willcoxson enthusiasm and without looking for recognition. She never complains and she is passionate about our sport and is a Dot has always been a keen and willing volunteer for vital part of why her club is currently going so strongly. everything relating to carriage driving. She and her husband Doug provide their property near Bungendore Dressage – Bruce Mcvey for carriage driving events, competitions, workshops and training days. Bruce is the President of Alexander Park Dressage Club and has held that position for 15 years, in the past he Dot is passionate about her role as an FEI Carriage was their Honorary Treasurer. Driving Dressage Judge having travelled overseas twice in 2011 and doing Australia proud as Chef de’Quipe at the Bruce also volunteers at major dressage events including World Pony Singles. She was also invited to officiate as a the Sydney CDI, Australian Dressage Champs and NSW carriage driving dressage judge at events in Europe and Dressage Champs. He also helps out at club events with the United Kingdom. anything that needs to be done. He will help set up, pull down, write, steward, whatever needs to be done. Dot is very active in the carriage driving community and is always helpful to novice drivers. She has endless Bruce is a traditional volunteer, he is totally devoted to energy and expertise and is passionate about expanding his passion, dressage, he is a born leader and has guided her own knowledge to help carriage driving move forward Alexander Park Dressage Club for the past 15 years to in Australia. make it one of the most successful clubs in Australia, with a very sizeable membership. Bruce also represents the club by sitting on the Port Stephens Council Rounds Committee and is the Honorary Treasurer for this group. Sponsoring and funding opportunities for the club are also high on his agenda. 1) Gow Gates Saddlehorse His professional guidance, good humour, warm disposition - Joanne Prestwidge and Anne Marie Gordon 2) Gow Gates Carriage Driving - Bill Wicks and foresight have seen the club prosper and grow with 3) Gow Gates Eventing - Carolyn James the support of his committee for the past 15 years. 4) Gow Gates Dressage - Gail Benson 5) ENSW CEO, Wendy Cohen with son Gus 117


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